After all the smoke & denial settles, interested citizens might want to listen to “The Science of Climate Change” with a couple of the top climate scientists who helped author the IPCC reports: [Live Wednesday @ 12:00pm – 1:30pm EDT]
Christopher Field - Director, Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and Professor of Biology and Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University, and a coordinating lead author for the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment. In September 2008, he was elected co-chair of working group 2 of the IPCC, and will lead the next assessment on climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability.
Michael MacCracken, Ph.D - Chief Scientist for Climate Change Programs, Climate Institute. From 1993-2002, Dr. MacCracken served as senior global change scientist to the interagency Office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, also serving as its first executive director from 1993 to 1997. From 1997 to 2001, he served as executive director of the USGCRP’s National Assessment Coordination Office. During this period, he also coordinated the official U.S. government reviews of several of the assessment reports prepared by the IPCC, and he was a co-author/contributing author for various chapters in the IPCC assessment reports.Food for the climate-minded soul.